May 23, 2022 11:49 am
The real solution lies in incentivising farmers to switch some of the area under rice and sugar cultivation to other, less water-guzzling crops.
March 26, 2022 6:51 am
The country’s combined goods-and-services exports would cross the $2-trillion mark in a decade or earlier, enabling it to blossom into the ‘big league’ of world trade, he said.
March 24, 2022 7:14 am
The target was achieved with 10 days to spare — exports crossed $400.8 billion on March 21 and there's a likelihood that total exports for the fiscal may cross $410 billion by the end of the month.
January 04, 2022 12:37 am
The nation’s imports too hit an all-time high of $59.3 billion, rising 38 per cent on-year amid an increase in import of petroleum products, electronic goods and machinery. The trade deficit also rose sharply to $22 billion in December 2021, up 40 per cent from December 2020.
November 16, 2021 2:01 am
Cumulatively, exports during April-October stood at $233.54 billion, which is an increase of 55.13 per cent compared to the same period last year.
October 02, 2021 2:17 am
The sharp uptick in merchandise trade deficit comes despite 21.4 per cent year-on-year growth in exports to $33.44 billion, on the back of increased exports of engineering goods, petroleum products as well as gems and jewellery.
August 17, 2021 6:26 pm
Under the RoDTEP, various central and state duties, taxes, and levies imposed on input products, among others, would be refunded to exporters.
June 02, 2021 2:10 pm
Imports in May rose by 68.54 per cent to USD 38.53 billion, from USD 22.86 billion in May 2020. In May 2019, imports stood at USD 46.68 billion.
April 02, 2021 6:00 am
Imports grew about 53 per cent to $48.1 billion in March, with gold imports surging by 584 per cent.
February 02, 2021 11:13 am
Imports during the month rose 2 per cent to USD 42 billion, leaving a trade deficit of USD 14.75 billion, the data showed.